This is a 9 week strength building cycle meant for intermediate level powerlifters and strength training athletes. Starting numbers are based upon your current one rep max for squats, bench press and deadlifts, plus the amount of weight you… Read more
The following are my top 100 muscle building and fitness myths.
1) You need to stick within the rep range of 8 to 12 to gain muscle.
2) You need to use low reps to build strength.
3) There is a magic PCF ratio.
4) You must micromanage your diet with a … Read more
Do I Work Traps with Shoulders or Back?
Traps can be worked with either your shoulders or back. Your traps and shoulders work together on many shoulder exercises, such as the military press and lateral raise.
Your traps are also heavily used … Read more
When Should I Add Weight?
Progression is king in muscle building. To get bigger, you have to add more weight to the bar. Even if you are using high intensity techniques including rest-pause work, slow negative training, etc., you can’t… Read more
What is Rep Timing?
Some bodybuilding workouts will dictate that you perform reps with a certain speed, or rep timing. For example, you may see a workout that includes the bench press and looks like this:
- Bench Press, 3 x 6 – Perform with